ARLENE VIOLET – In R.I., ethics remains hard to find

Last week two events reinforced the perception that the state has returned to the “bad ole’ days” when politicians acted like they owned a fiefdom. Here are the new members of the Rhode Island Hall... more

TOM WARD – Feminism’s blind spot

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What’s up with feminists? If their goals are fairness, respect and justice for women, why do they – again and again – ignore the misdeeds of lousy men who serve the Democratic Party, either in office... more

Letters to the Editor

Lorenz: Impeachment efforts unfounded

After three years of effort by the Democrats to remove the Republican president of the United States, the basis for those efforts was exposed as being totally unfounded. Their latest venture is to... more

Brodie: Project is win for Conant Thread district

The Joint Planning Commission, a unique and highly collaborative Pawtucket/Central Falls review board, heard and approved on a master plan level their first project in the Conant Thread district two... more

Mayor Lombardi responds to Pallotta letter

This letter is in response to Chairman Pallotta’s editorial dated Nov. 6. It is quite obvious that the School Department has no intention of utilizing the town’s resources to assist them in handling... more

New Democratic Party bylaws ignore reformers

As a member of the R.I. Democratic State Committee (RIDSC) representing District 40 I am absolutely livid over the “updated” bylaws that the committee will be voting upon Nov. 18. The bylaws were... more